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Moves an object. Typically, the spell word “Locomotor” is followed by a target word, which is the object to be moved.

References from the canon

  • Flitwick used Locomotor trunks to move Trelawney's belongings back up the main staircase, back to her lodgings (OP26)
  • Tonks used Locomotor Trunk to move Harry's trunk downstairs before flying off to Grimmauld Place (OP3).
  • McGonagall used Piertotum Locomotor to animate the statues and suits of armour, sending them into the battle of Hogwarts (DH30).

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Etymology

Latin Loco meaning "from a place" + Motor meaning "keep moving"

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